Weekly Astrology Notes January 28 – February 4, 2018
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Weekly Summary: We have the Full Moon in Leo, which is a SuperMoon and an eclipse coming on Wednesday morning 1/31, bringing a strong need for recognition and a bit of drama. But most of all this is a fun Full Moon, because Leo is the sign of romance and recreation. Sports, play, as well as hobbies and leisure activities are what we are looking for with this Full Moon, and it will be brightest Tuesday evening.
And the fun Full Moon goes well with the party atmosphere this coming weekend. The big day this week is Saturday 2/3 when two planetary aspects, Mercury sextile Mars and Venus square Jupiter, make Friday evening through Saturday evening a great time for social events. So overall, I am calling this a fun week ahead, time for play. This is in stark contrast to political events going on in America.
Also this week, transits for Donald Trump revealing his relationship problems. Transits for Hillary Clinton revealing her legal problems. Transits for the USA Constitution revealing a karmic moment for the law in America coming this week. Transits for the USA, an analysis of the next 3 months reveals potentially dangerous events on the horizon, and a time when a lot more people get involved in the political process.
On Sunday, Slow Sunday morning while the Moon is Void of Course until late morning, then Moon in Cancer has us preferring to be home.
On Monday, Moon in Cancer makes it a watery, emotional day with some challenges in the early evening.
On Tuesday, Disruptions on Tuesday morning, folks are restless and easily jolted, with a short Void of Course until late morning when Moon in Leo begins two days with lots of display behavior, folks looking to get noticed. Full Moon is brightest tonight.
On Wednesday, A very creative day with Moon in Leo asking you to create something bigger than yourself. Feeling very original and unique today. The Full Moon brings a crisis to express yourself and get noticed.
On Thursday, Moon in Virgo keeps us busy today, attending to work and solving problems.
On Friday, Candlemas and Groundhog Day. Mentally cloudy in the morning, but otherwise an active day with Moon in Virgo keeping us busy. Two great Moon aspects and the Mercury sextile Mars aspect for early Saturday make this evening make a good night to have some fun. A party night.
On Saturday, Mercury sextile Mars and Venus square Jupiter, the only two planetary aspects for this week happen today. Energetic and sociable, good time for relationships. A exciting day when we are able to overcome past conditioning and have some fun, maybe make some new connections. Another party night.
On Sunday, Moon in Libra gives us two pleasant aspects today making it a good day for relationships and any one-to-one interactions.
Slow Sunday morning while the Moon is Void of Course until late morning, then Moon in Cancer has us preferring to be home.
2:39am – Moon (Gemini) sextile Uranus (Aries). Feeling restless, mentally alert. Void of Course begins.
10:57am – Moon enters Cancer. You may prefer to crawl into your shell for the next couple of days. Time spend at home gives you a chance to nurture yourself, cook a good meal at home. We are more sensitive and caring during this time, important to be around people who make you feel good about yourself, avoid negative people and circumstances.
6:15pm – Moon (Cancer) opposition Saturn (Capricorn) Unfortunately around meal time. Digestion slows down. Lack of emotional flexibility, feel like a wet blanket has been thrown on you.
Slow start of the week, Moon in Cancer makes it a watery, emotional day with some challenges in the early evening.
7:20am – Moon (Cancer) trine Neptune (Pisces) Very sensitive, warm and caring, and in need of sanctuary to allow your imagination and flow freely.
6:35pm – Moon (Cancer) opposition Pluto (Capricorn) A strong burst of energy brings disruptions in the home, intense emotions come to the surface. Can be purifying if you use this energy for reform rather than punish yourself.
8:38pm – Moon (Cancer) trine Jupiter (Scorpio) Mood changes for the better, positive mood, desire to share yourself with your partner.
Disruptions on Tuesday morning, folks are restless and easily jolted, with a short Void of Course until late morning when Moon in Leo begins two days with lots of display behavior, folks looking to get noticed. Full Moon is brightest tonight.
2:46am – Moon (Cancer) square Uranus (Aries) Disruptions in the home, people concerned about what they aren’t getting. Insecurities arise.
8:40am – Moon (Cancer) opposition Mercury (Capricorn). Preoccupation with past leads to confusion and restlessness. Unconscious behaviors interfere communication, hard to come out of your shell. Void of Course begins.
10:53am – Moon enters Leo. We are more romantic and creative for the next couple of days. Time to attend to your hobbies. During this passage of Moon in Leo there is an extra-strong need for recognition from others, which could result in dramatic displays. Everyone will show the need to get noticed over the next couple of days. It’s a good time for social events, especially where folks get dressed up and can show off.
3:13pm – Moon (Leo) trine Mars (Sagittarius) Very energetic, desire to run, explore. Good time to be outdoors or have a good workout, or best of all do something to express you creative side. You want to get your creativity out into the world, show the world what you can do. Attend to your hobbies (Leo), put them on display. Strong need for recognition from others.
A very creative day with Moon in Leo asking you to create something bigger than yourself. Feeling very original and unique today. The Full Moon brings a crisis to express yourself and get noticed.
5:27am – Moon (Leo) opposition Sun (Aquarius). Super Full Moon at 11d37′ Leo. The critical moment in the Moon cycle, the moment when subconscious forces rise to the surface and we feel a powerful need for recognition. This SuperMoon in Leo is bound to be dramatic, crisis to express yourself. We are looking to expand our creative energies (Leo) towards group activities, basically that means creating something bigger than yourself, also a good time to spend with your children. For example, instead of creating a painting for yourself, you create a poster to advertize a group that you’re involved in. Some endeavor to move your creative energy out into the world. You need to strike a balance (opposition) between your desires (Leo) and the needs of the group (Aquarius). Strong need for recognition from others which could bring out dramatic displays at the Full Moon.
Bust most of all this is a fun Full Moon, because Leo is the sign of romance and recreation. Sports, play, family outings, hobbies and leisure activities like skiing are what we are looking for with this Full Moon.
Another thing to consider, is in my research, I learned that the minor planet Ceres is conjunct Moon at the time of the Full Moon. Ceres rules motherly love, female reproductive issues, family bonds and relationships. As a virgin goddess, Ceres represents independent single women and sole parents. As a grain goddess, Ceres rules the growing of plants and food crops, the harvest, natural resources and the environment. Here’s a couple good links.
5:40am – Mercury enters Aquarius. Until 2/18. Aquarius is unique, always has to be different. So for the next couple of weeks we insist on being original, not a copy of someone else. Aquarius rules our process of change and evolution. So we are looking for information to help us move on to better circumstances. Aquarius loves to do things out in the open, bring things to the light, so we not interested in deep, dark psychological themes. Instead we are more curious, open-minded, interested in people and topics that differ from the norm, should make for enlightening discussion and a greater focus on groups and associations. Aquarius says “I know”, so we tend to be more willing with express whatever thought comes to mind. The result can be brilliant ideas. And of course, Aquarius loves surprises, so be open to taking a different course at a moments notice. Goes well with the Full Moon this morning.
2:48pm – Moon (Leo) opposition Venus (Aquarius) Desire to create something bigger than yourself. Need to strike a balance between your desire and the group needs.
8:59pm – Moon (Leo) square Jupiter (Scorpio) Folks are loud and dramatic. We’re overcoming the darkness (Scorpio) with exaggeration and drama (Leo). Overindulgence is likely, lazy, hard to stick to your diet, desire to flash your money.
Moon in Virgo keeps us busy today, attending to work and solving problems.
2:58am – Moon (Leo) trine Uranus (Aries) Ambitious in the middle of the night. Void of Course begins. Not a time to start new projects or sign agreements on Thursday morning.
11:13am – Moon enters Virgo. We’re better at details for the next couple of days. Virgo is critical and intellectual, likes to solve puzzles and is very helpful. Good time to revisit your health regime. It’s good to do this every month when the Moon enters Virgo, think about what we eat, how it effects our energy level and general disposition and maybe make a correction, or precise adjustment (Virgo).
5:48pm – Moon (Virgo) square Mars (Sagittarius) Late Thursday afternoon, feeling agitated, strong emotions surface, demanding, critical towards anyone who lacks integrity. You need to feel satisfied with what you have, that’s the challenge of the Virgo to Sagittarius square.
7:21pm – Moon (Virgo) trine Saturn (Capricorn) Thursday evening we’re attending to duty and responsibility while looking for opportunity for advancement.
Candlemas and Groundhog Day. Mentally cloudy in the morning, but otherwise an active day with Moon in Virgo keeping us busy. Two great Moon aspects and the Mercury sextile Mars aspect for early Saturday make this evening make a good night to have some fun. A party night.
8:30am – Moon (Virgo) opposition Neptune (Pisces) Friday morning is a bit mentally cloudy. Subconscious impulses (Moon) colored by influx from the collective subconscious (Neptune). Very sensitive, open to subtle influences around you, easy to absorb energy from others. Desire to escape, look for something you feel you lost (Neptune). Easily deluded.
8:23pm – Moon (Virgo) trine Pluto (Capricorn) Friday evening, the communal well is deep. Able to draw from the well of collective resources (Pluto), more confidence. Strong burst of energy to change your life and those around you for the better. In Earth signs, looking for opportunity for advancement.
11:07pm – Moon (Virgo) sextile Jupiter (Scorpio). Positive attitude and strong sexual desire late Friday evening. Void of Course begins.
Mercury aspect is in effect this evening which makes it a good night for social gatherings.
Mercury sextile Mars and Venus square Jupiter, the only two planetary aspects for this week happen today. Energetic and sociable, good time for relationships. A exciting day when we are able to overcome past conditioning and have some fun, maybe make some new connections. Another party night.
7:58am – Mercury (Aquarius) sextile Mars (Sagittarius) The Sagittarius to Aquarius sextile is very social, we’re able to find philosophical (Sagittarius) agreement amongst friends and associates (Aquarius). Mercury in Aquarius is intelligent, original and genuine, this aspect really brings those qualities out, not shy or bashful to express the unique side of yourself. Very flexible, mentally and physically, able to overcome past conditioning. Should make for an exciting day.
Sharp mind, very active, able to grasp abstract concepts and philosophical ideals, and politics. Able to see the big picture, connect the dots and redirect yourself for new opportunity. Should facilitate enlightening and energetic discussions.
Communication (Mercury) is energetic and enthusiastic (Mars), easy to express yourself, able to overcome inhibitions and say what you think. Ambitious, looking for opportunity, maybe make some new connections, good time for business, desire to get out of the house and move around. Very energetic. Time for fun and recreation. Good time for a workout, an excellent aspect for yoga, which requires flexibility (Aquarius) and stretching (Sagittarius). I say that from a lot of personal experience. It’s amazing how easier Yoga is to do during these aspects.
1:47pm – Moon enters Libra. We’re looking for harmony and balance over the next couple of days. Relationships are more important now as we need them to derive emotional satisfaction for ourselves. The best time for social occasions are folks are more congenial, diplomatic, desire to look good, interested in luxury and nuance. Makes for a sociable weekend. The Venus square Jupiter aspect this evening brings a desire to indulge, so be careful about that because Libra rules the kidneys, which are more sensitive during this time.
About 4pm – Sun conjunct South Node at 15d06′ Aquarius. Today you may meet or interact with someone with whom you have a karmic connection, a past life possibly. Or maybe issues regarding a past life surface.
10:07pm – Venus (Aquarius) square Jupiter (Scorpio) A wonderful aspect that brings abundant warm feelings and a generous attitude, a desire and willingness to reach out to others and share the best side of yourself (Jupiter). Optimistic, feeling lucky, aspect facilitates having fun and making connections.
Amorous, interesting in trying new things, something different, great aspect for romance, good day to meet a new partner or enjoy and existing relationship. Desire to please your partner, even to the point of exaggeration, Jupiter loves to overdo things. Indulgent, ready to splurge, eat and love in abundance. Extravagant, desire to dress-up and look your best. Poor judgment, easily forgive others, very socially accepting. Less critiquing of others, easy-going, superficial chat.
A very good aspect for social gatherings, one of the best really. Social gatherings and group activities tend to be governed by the two fixed signs above the horizon, Scorpio and Aquarius. Essentially, the entire group dynamic expands to include more people, more perspectives, open to people who are different than you or have a different opinion. So, with Moon in Libra and the accompanying Mercury aspect, this Saturday evening is an excellent time to go out and socialize.
10:50pm – Moon (Libra) square Saturn (Capricorn) Late Saturday evening, two contrasting aspects close to one another. This aspect slows us down and has us concerned about the past. Secrets are revealed.
11:11pm – Moon (Libra) sextile Mars (Sagittarius) This aspect increases our energy and desire for romance.
Moon in Libra gives us two pleasant aspects today making it a good day for relationships and any one-to-one interactions.
12:29am – Moon (Libra) trine Mercury (Aquarius) Shortly after midnight Saturday evening, another good aspect to help us make a romantic connection.
6:35pm – Moon (Libra) trine Sun (Aquarius) Always a pleasant aspect, inner conflicts subside and we are more able to share ourselves with others. Very creative. In Air signs, good for communication and intellectual exchange.
That’s all for this weeks’ aspects.
Recently, Mars, transiting the 4th house, square Mars and square Ascendant, and about that time revelations of his affair with a former porn star went public, creating tensions, conflict (Mars) in the home (4th house). Also, this week Chiron trine Venus, which brings jealousy into a relationship. I’ve notice that in Chiron-Venus combinations, Chiron often plays the part of the other woman/man who brings pain. And coming up soon for Trump is the last pass of Uranus square Venus, on 2/25. Which is sure to bring more stress to his relationship.
Mercury conjunct Pluto and sextile Jupiter last week. A little follow-up. Here’s the story, “Whistleblower confirms “Secret Society” meeting”. This looks to be a clear manifestation of these aspects. Whistleblower, someone who talks (Mercury), “Secret Society” is Pluto, Jupiter is publishing.
On 1/27, Mars conjunct Jupiter, and she’s in the news in a negative way, showing her ruthless side and her ongoing legal problems. These stories coming out about her concurrent to this transit tell us a lot.
On 1/31, Jupiter square Saturn and conjunct Mercury, 1 of 3 passes, closely followed by Jupiter conjunct Ascendant. All of which are sure to put her in the spotlight this week, and at this particular moment in her life, serve to highlight her legal problems. So we should be hearing a lot more about her legal issues this week and in the weeks ahead as Jupiter goes retrograde at 23d14, all the way back down to 13d20, to square her Mars and Pluto. So the entire Jupiter retrograde period will be a process of revisiting Hillary Clinton’s legal issues.
There is clearly a lot of serious fundamental legal issues coming up for the USA. There is so much corruption at the DNC and the 3 letter agencies that if all of it were to be revealed, the entire system of justice would ground to a halt. If justice was truly done, the system would fall apart. So considering we are facing a Constitutional crisis, it seems to be a good time to check on the chart of the USA Constitution, and see what’s up.
What we are seeing is the Constitution going through a very karmic time these days, because it’s all concerning the Moon’s Nodes.
Transiting South Node conjunct Pluto on 2/4. I found an interesting link which states “The South Node is the shadow point of dissipation; when transiting a planet, it drains the archetype of its energy.” It acts like Saturn, while the North Node acts more like Jupiter. So what I am seeing here is that the Constitutional police power (Pluto) is being put to a test. It’s inhibited, which is clear in the fact that they cannot do everything the law mandates because it would destroy the system itself.
This comes just after Saturn conjunct North Node last month, 12/22, which brought a time of introspection, honest self-evaluation, a desire to restructure the Constitution’s life path. Revisiting the original spirit of the Constitution trying to figure out how to bring success. Concern about integrity of the law, duty and responsibility to uphold the law. Those who are meant to protect the Constitution, Officers and Generals, must have felt an overwhelming sense of obligation to fulfill their duty at that time.
So we are looking at a karmic moment for the law in the USA this week. This seems to be manifesting as a fight to reveal the evidence in the infamous FISA memo. I am thinking that Mars conjunct Moon, on February 7 could be a significant day for the USA, it’s a sensitive point that also happens to oppose the Ascendant and Uranus in the USA natal chart.
This weekend, the USA launches it’s largest ever air war drill. Notice Jupiter quincunx Mars. Events like this prove Mars rules military actions. The Jupiter quincunx is a very compulsive aspect, coming from Scorpio makes it even more so.
But coming up this week, on 1/30, Neptune trine Sun, the last pass. So despite the strong showing of Mars energy, this transit is much more spiritual, not aggressive, in fact it lowers your energy level a bit, can make it hard to stand up for yourself. This transit is wonderful in that it gives you a desire for a direct divine connection to source, which often does not come through organized religious practice, but rather through a sincere letting go of material concerns in order to submerge yourself into a collective experience, a very compassionate transit.
Over the course of this transit, since March 2017, has brought with it idealistic notions of who we are as a nation and our spiritual destiny, our connection to the collective, our place in the grand scheme of things. There has been a groundswell of people who want the USA to fulfill it’s destiny, become the beacon of freedom and justice that it was meant to be. This transit has played out as a renewed hope for the USA by people in the alternative media who want to see mass arrests of the dark cabal that has been and continues to prevent the USA from fulfilling it’s destiny and taking its’ rightful place in the world. Idealism and hope, but low energy.
Now that the last pass arrives, it will be a point of culmination for those idealistic notions. One of the things that I’ve noticed about Neptune transits is that you really don’t know how you feel about it until some time has passed and you can look back with better understanding. It seems the overall effect has been very good as many people have completely changed their perspective about the USA, many Americans who once saw the USA from a more materialistic perspective now realize what’s going on and are changing their focus to concerns over the spiritual destiny of America.
Over the course of the next 3 months. We see an interesting and volatile mix of transits.
On Feb 14, Jupiter sextile Neptune. Jupiter goes Retrograde on March 8 at 23d14, 2nd pass April 1, 3rd pass Oct 3. This transit is sure to bring more idealistic notions to the surface, even more concern with USA fulfilling its’ destiny. This transit will inspire people to stand up and do something for the good of the country. Jupiter-Neptune combinations tend to produce big crowds, get people to take to the streets as we’ve seen in the recent past. We will see lots more people entering the political arena with some very good ideas about how to address the nations’ problems. Making America great again, like Trumps’ slogan, is going to take on a sense of urgency. The only down side to this transit is that you can get caught up in the moment and do something you normally wouldn’t do. I say that because there will also be a lot of turmoil coming and because the concurrent Jupiter quincunx Mars already seems to have instigated the natal Mars square Neptune which makes the USA military (Mars) think that it’s the savior (Neptune) of the world.
On February 8-10, Mars opposition Ascendant and Uranus. A volatile transit that could bring conflict, military actions (Mars). This transit brings sudden, disruptive actions, like an attack, after all, the Decendant is the point of open enemies. Coupled with the previous transit, we’re seeing the possibility for the USA to do something daring and outrageous. The Winter Olympic start Feb 9 in South Korea.
Pluto quincunx Mars, March 18, May 29, Jan 12, 2019. This transit has a lot of potential for war starting with an attack on the USA. The 911 attack took place under the transit Pluto quincunx Sun, a very similar transit.
Uranus square Pluto, April 19, last pass. The economic chaos the USA has been going through reaches a point of culmination. The major event coincidental with this transit has been the fall of the USA petro dollar as the world reserve currency. That process should be complete by mid-April. The last pass will bring a strong revolutionary sentiment and more chances of disruptive actions.
What I doing by putting all of this together is that I am seeing the potential for a series of events starting next month at the time of the Olympics. A false flag, an attack that starts of a war, like 911, all of which is tied to a serious economic showdown that the USA and the Fed are loosing.
And throughout this next few months I see a rise in political activism like we haven’t seen in a long time. Now that so many people have finally woken up to the truth, many will finally get involved and demand change in the form of police (Pluto) actions towards those who have undermined the integrity of the USA. Uranus squares always have a way of forcing you to overcome a stagnant situation. The first passes of Uranus square Pluto brought this issue to the forefront, but I think many did not take action due to low energy from the Neptune trine Sun, but that ends this week. In between now and the last pass of Uranus square Pluto, Jupiter sextile Neptune will inspire folks to get involved, so the last pass in April is going to be a very restless time. Let’s see how long the authority figures can stop the groundswell of people demanding police action. A lot more political activism in the near future for the USA.
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